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“The BEST Italian food I've ever eaten. Period.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Benito's II Restaurant INC - CLOSED

Benito's II Restaurant INC
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Little Italy
Lexington, Kentucky
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“The BEST Italian food I've ever eaten. Period.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2012

We stumbled upon this place while in NYC last week. We were craving Italian and we walked up, were greeted by a super friendly man and decided to eat there! The food was superior-100% made from scratch and every bit amazing!! The restaurant was so cute and the service was fantastic-it made us feel like we were actually in Italy! Go here. You will NOT be disappointed!

Visited December 2011
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Thank teacherash88
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Run away and,fast!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2012

The waiter promised us the best italian in New York......The stuffed mushrooms were bland, the meals very average. The music was either Tina Turner or none at all. It was Nye and we were asked to leave at 7.15 before we had finished our wine. We were disappointed with the entire experience.

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Thank Kazzaro
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
“Overpriced and Overcooked”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2011

I went to Benito II last night (December 14, 2011) and was very unimpressed. The waiters kept trying to upsell us, and the food was WAY overpriced. We ordered chicken in wine sauce which was overcooked and dry. One appetizer, prochuitto and melon (supposed to be a delicate finery) was given to us simply as a big slice of melon with a piece of prosciutto thrown on top. None of the dishes we had were really that good at all.

Don't go here - it's just not good.

  • Visited December 2011
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Thank HannahMIchelle89
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Tallmadge
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173 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Charming and authentic”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2011

It was the perfect slowdown to a hectic weekend. Delicious, charming and authentic. The staff was attentive, friendly and helpful. Had a simple meal of caprese salad and pasta that was just divine.

  • Visited November 2011
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Thank cndyD
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Charlottetown, PEI
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108 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“My second visit - Love this restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2011

This was my second visit to this restaurant - this time I brought 2 of my sisters with me. We loved it!!!! Food is excellent - waiters are tons of fun - wine is delicious....

Specials - $20.00 included a glass of wine - you just can't go wrong and I love Little Italy!!!

  • Visited November 2011
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Thank Juanita_PEI
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